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Summary: Disc one contains Fellini's autobiographical film about a famous film director who loses his inspiration in the midst of making of film as well as an audio essay by Gideon Bachmann and Antonio Monda, an introduction by Terry Gilliam, and the theatrical trailer. -- Disc two features Fellini's rarely seen first film for television, an imagined documentary, as well as a documentary about Nino...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN EIG

Summary: A chambermaid with Paris flair, gets a job at a country estate. The family she works for and the other staff members are a strange sort and she must learn the ways of country living and neighbor revialry. After a child is murdered near the estate, she begins to have her suspicions as to whom may be responsible.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN DIA

Summary: From 1963 to 1966, Murray Lerner visited the annual Newport Folk Festival to document a thriving, idealistic musical movement as it reached its peak as a popular phenomenon. Shooting in gorgeous black and white, Lerner juxtaposes performances with snapshot interviews with artists and their fans, weaving footage from four years of the festival into an intimate record of a pivotal time in music,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Music DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSIC FES

Summary: In a small provincial town, arrangements and events surrounding the firemen's annual ball, honoring a retiring firechief, go wrong at every turn.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FIR

Summary: Portrait of the relationship between Edith Bouvier Beale and her grown daughter, Little Edie, once and aspiring actress in New York who left her career to care for her aging mother in their East Hampton home, and never left again. The aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis feed their cats and raccoons and rehash their pasts behind the walls of their decaying mansion, Grey Gardens.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Vision Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC GRE

Summary: This four disc set features Swedish director Ingmar Bergman's work on three of his most powerful films presented as a trilogy. The films of the trilogy examine the necessity of religion and question the promise of faith. The last disc is a documentary film offering views on set construction, lighting, rehearsals, editing, as well as intimate conversations with Ingmar Bergman and members of his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FIL

Summary: "A camera crew follows a serial killer/thief around as he exercises his craft. He expounds on art, music, nature, society, and life as he offs mailmen, pensioners, and random people. Slowly he begins involving the camera crew in his activities, and they begin wondering if what they're doing is such a good idea, particularly when the killer kills a rival and the rival's brother sends a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2002

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MAN

Summary: An ex-con and a call girl are thrown together when he becomes her chauffeur. Initially he detests her but winds up under her spell.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MON

Summary: An impoverished mother and her daughter-in-law eke out a lonely, desperate existence. In order to survive in feudal Japan, they are forced to murder lost samurai and sell their belongings for grain, then they dump their corpses down a deep, dark hole.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Homevision 2004

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN ONI

Summary: Modern Paris, a city of glass, steel and the encroaching age of technology. Admist the babble of tourists, the endearingly clumsy Monsieur Hulot tries to reconcile the old-fashioned ways with the confusing new ways.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN PLA

Summary: Set within the vibrant dancehalls and historic crime corridors of 1940s Paris, a singer with "stars in her eyes" ignores the protest of her covetous husband and pursues a meeting with a lecherous movie financier. When her husband attempts to crash the rendevous, murder ensues. Enter the detective, whose seasoned instincts lead him down a circuitous path of alibis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN QUA

Summary: A story of a successful jewel robbery in which the four thieves betray each other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN RIF

Summary: Three grown prodigies, all with a unique genius of some kind, and their mother are staying at the family household. Their father, Royal, had left them long ago, but now returns to make things right with his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone Home Video 2002

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ROY

Summary: Story of a group of seven samurai warriors who save a little village from annihilation at the hands of a group of bandits in 15th century Japan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Janus Films 1988

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD SM SEV

Summary: A wealthy older man has an affair with a young maid played by twodifferent actresses in this darkly humorous satire on sexualobsession.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN THA

Summary: Adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth, set in feudal Japan. Tells the story of a Samurai lord who kills his master and usurps his power in fulfillment of a witch's prophecy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN THR

Summary: When an aging couple journeys to visit with their adult children and family they find they are an intrusion on the younger generation's life style.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TOK

Summary: A distinguished professor emeritus who lives alone with his housekeeper can only come to terms with his egocentricity by traveling back in time to his earliest youth, finding there the seeds of his failure as husband, lover, father. This film deals with the phenomena of old age wherein childhood memories return with ever-increasing clarity while great stretches of the prime of life vanish into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2002

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WIL

Summary: Offbeat homage to Hollywood musicals finds a stripper rousing her lover's jealousy by seducing his best friend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WOM

Summary: Follows a middle-class family in Taipei over the course of one year, beginning with a wedding and ending with a funeral, chronicling middle-aged father, NJ's tenuous flirtation with an old flame and precocious young son Yang-Yang's attempts at capturing reality with his beloved camera.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN YI

Summary: The classic children's fairy tale transformed into a magical, mysterious adult romance.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sociť ňouvelle de cinm̌atographie 2008

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Summary: Twenty-six masterworks by Stan Brakhage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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1 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE BY

Summary: Fueled by a suitcase full of pharmaceuticals, journalist Raoul Duke and his sidekick Dr. Gonzo set off on a fast and furious ride through nonstop neon, surreal surroundings and a crew of crazy characters.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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2 available in Avant-Garde DVDs, Call number: DVD AVANT-GARDE FEA

Summary: Martha is sullen, overweight and heartbreakingly lonely. Through the Friendship Club, she strikes up a correspondence with Ray, a suave charismatic smooth-talker who could be the man of her dreams. A stark portrayal of the desperate lengths to which a lonely heart will go in order to find true love. From brutally immoral killings to a passion that transcends all bounds.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2003

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY HON